As robots become more flexible and enter new industries, they need to be as precise as possible. FAULHABER MICROMO said its configurable precision drives are necessary in numerous applications.
Oriental Motor said its AZ Series Compact Driver DC input with cables provides a direct-connection motor for robotics applications.
Scientists at the University of Leeds said their development of magnet-guided, semi-autonomous robotic colonoscopy could make the procedure easier for examiners and less painful for patients.
In this RoboBusiness Direct session, Kollmorgen frameless motor specialist Tom S. Wood will help robotics developers pair motors with Harmonic Drive gearboxes.
Three experts from Harmonic Drive will explain the potential benefits of advanced actuator design for robotics developers in this RoboBusiness Direct keynote.
Startup IQ Motion Control said the Vertiq 6806, its latest motor module, will help revolutionize the robotics and aerial drone industry.
Elmo Motion Control, a manufacturer of innovative motion control technologies, today announced that it is has been certified to the ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems. This provides independent, internationally recognized assurance that Elmo complies with all regulations and laws relating to environmental protection and emergency preparedness. Granting of ISO 14001 Certification confirms Elmo’s…
ECM PCB Stator Technology is collaborating with Cone Drive to integrate their offerings for lightweight actuators suitable for precision robotics.
Boston-based startup Realtime Robotics is helping robots solve the motion planning problem by giving them collision avoidance capabilities.
The new gearheads are ideal for end-of-arm axes for small industrial and collaborative robots and general industrial machinery where weight is a critical factor.
ElectroCraft has expanded its MobilePower product family with the MPW Wheel Drive, which it said is optimized for mobile robots.
Motus Labs, a Dallas-based startup that exited stealth mode in December 2018, today commercially launched its ML1000 series of gear drives. Featuring its patented gearless M-DRIVE design, Motus Labs said the ML1000 series can improve robot performance and reduce costs for both robotics manufacturers and users. The ML1000 series has five precision drive models. Check…
Elmo Motion Control, a manufacturer of innovative motion control technologies, offers a new line of servo drives — the Platinum series of servo drives featuring advanced servo functionality and functional safety. An evolution of Elmo’s Gold line of servo drives, the new line of servo drives is designed to meet OEMs’ growing needs for safer,…
Researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and Sony Corp. have developed an origami-inspired manipulator, the mini-RCM, which could make robotic surgery more portable.
HayBeeSee has been developing CropHopper, a quadcopter with flexibile legs that it says can gather more data in an energy-efficient way to help farmers manage crops.
We hope you enjoy the August 2020 edition of The Robot Report, which is devoted to motion control. The insert appeared in the August 2020 print issue of Design World, sibling publication to The Robot Report, Collaborative Robotics Trends, and Robotics Business Review. The August 2020 issue includes the following articles: How a CNC machine shop maximizes…
maxon said its GPX UP planetary gear is ideal for applications that demand extreme torque and power output, smooth back-drivability, long life, and high efficiency in a small volume.
The mission includes precision motors from maxon for a robotic arm for handling samples and a novel helicopter.
ATI developed a space-rated force/torque sensor for the Perseverance Rover, which will explore the Martian surface.
A new smart fabric that can be inflated and deflated by temperature-dependent liquid-vapor phase changes could enable a new range of mechanotherapeutic and industrial applications.
Wandelbots, which has developed the TracePen tool for manual training of robot motions, has raised $30 million for its global expansion.
POSITAL FRABA said its new hollow shaft kit encoders incorporate an integrated rotation counter that records every single revolution — without any need for external power supply, maintenance-prone batteries, or complex gears.